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Red Giant Releases Epic Finish to Game of Thrones VFX Tutorial Series: Dragons Posted: 04/10/2019
Red Giant Releases Epic Finish to Game of Thrones VFX Tutorial Series: Dragons

Red Giant has just released the fourth and final installment of its special edition tutorial series for recreating the award-winning visual effects from Game of Thrones. In episode 11 of Cheap Tricks, Hashi shows viewers how to add a dragon into their shot. Using Red Giant tools, Hashi explains how to create two terrifyingly awesome dragon VFX shots - including one featuring dragon fire and the epic destruction of the zombie horde he created in episode 10. Viewers will learn tons of techniques in 3D animation, camera tracking, object replacement, keying, compositing, color correction, and much more.

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Bring the Army of the Undead to Life On Screen with the Help of Red Giant Cheap Tricks Posted: 02/10/2019
Bring the Army of the Undead to Life On Screen with the Help of Red Giant Cheap Tricks

Portland, OR - October 1, 2019 - Red Giant, creator of filmmaking, visual effects and motion graphics tools, has just released the third installment of its Cheap Tricks special edition Game of Thrones tutorial series. In this latest episode, Action Movie Dad, Hashi, demonstrates how to recreate intense battle scenes between the living and the dead from the Emmy®-award winning television show, including how to animate the zombie horde that would make up the dreaded army of the dead. As part of today’s tutorial release, Red Giant will also be giving away free green screen footage and launching a contest to give folks a chance to win all tools from the Red Giant product family.

Tags: Red Giant | Game of Thrones | VFX | Red Giant Universe
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Red Giant Universe 3.1 Introduces Three Brand New Text and Motion Graphics Tools Posted: 25/09/2019
Red Giant Universe 3.1 Introduces Three Brand New Text and Motion Graphics Tools
Red Giant today released Universe 3.1, an update to their GPU-accelerated plugins for editors and motion graphics artists. Red Giant Universe 3.1 introduces three new tools for animating motion graphics to the collection: Numbers, Array Gun, and Progresso. Also new to Universe 3.1, Red Giant has added 35 new presets into HUD Components, a tool for quickly adding animated Heads Up Display elements into shots, bringing it to a total of over 65 ready-to-go animations that artists can completely modify for their unique work. The latest update brings the Red Giant Universe 3.1 collection to over 80 tools supported across eight host-applications.
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Replicate the Intentionally Bad Opening Sequence from Better Call Saul with New Tutorial from Red Giant Posted: 20/09/2019
Replicate the Intentionally Bad Opening Sequence from Better Call Saul with New Tutorial from Red Giant
Red Giant has just published yet another tutorial, this week’s being inspired by some of the (intentionally) worst motion graphics ever featured in an opening title sequence, those of Better Call Saul. Seth Worley is at it again, bringing his wit and hilarity to a useful tutorial that will have any aspiring motion graphics artist creating campy effects in less than five minutes. In the newest tutorial now available on Red Giant’s YouTube channel, Seth shows us how to recreate the purposely bad look of the Better Call Saul title sequence using free fonts, iPhone camera footage and Universe AV Club.
Tags: Red Giant | VFX | Better Call Saul
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Red Giant Releases New Star Wars VFX Tutorial with Seth Worley Posted: 06/09/2019
Red Giant Releases New Star Wars VFX Tutorial with Seth Worley
Adding to their collection of how-to videos paying homage to the most popular film and TV shows of all time, Red Giant today released a new VFX tutorial, in which Seth Worley demonstrates how to recreate the Star Wars “Force Push.” Complete with techniques for creating distortion, camera shake and some collateral nerf-herding messiness, Seth also shares techniques for lightsaber glows and color correction to bring it all together. In just three minutes, Seth will give viewers everything they need to know to make their very own space magic.
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Red Giant Releases Game of Thrones VFX Pt. 2: The Undead Horse Posted: 22/08/2019
Red Giant Releases Game of Thrones VFX Pt. 2: The Undead Horse
Red Giant, creator of filmmaking, visual effects and motion graphics tools, today released the second installment of its multi-part Game of Thrones visual effects tutorial series: how to turn a live horse into a member of the Night King’s undead army. Daniel “Hashi” Hashimoto demonstrates keying and compositing techniques using tools including King Pin Tracker, Spot Clone Tracker and Supercomp from the new Red Giant VFX Suite, to add and track gory effects to a very much alive horse. Watch now and stay tuned for more Cheap Tricks Game of Thrones VFX tutorials.
Tags: Red Giant | Red Giant VFX | VFX | Game of Thrones | Game of Thrones VFX | Red Giant Cheap Tricks
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How to Create Game of Thrones Worthy Fire Effects with Red Giant Posted: 08/08/2019
How to Create and ldquo;Game of Thrones and rdquo; Worthy Fire Effects with Red Giant

Red Giant is once again taking on what is arguably one of the greatest TV series ever made with the latest edition of its popular YouTube tutorial series, Cheap Tricks, diving into the mind-blowing visual effects of Game of Thrones. In part one of the series, Action Movie Dad Dan “Hashi” Hashimoto demonstrates how to create magic fire effects like the many seen throughout HBO’s adaptation of “A Song of Ice and Fire,” particularly those created by the Red Priestess, Melisandre. Watch now and stay tuned for more Cheap Tricks Game of Thrones tutorials.

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Red Giant Celebrates Summer with 40% Off Posted: 23/07/2019
Red Giant Celebrates Summer with 40% Off

Red Giant just announced its upcoming 24-hour summer sale. For 24 hours only, from 8am PDT (11am EDT) on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 to 8am PDT (11am EDT) on Wednesday, July 31, 2019, full products, upgrades and new subscriptions in the redgiant.com online store will be 40% off - including the all-new Red Giant VFX Suite, a powerful lineup of keying, tracking, cleanup and visual effects compositing tools, all right inside Adobe® After Effects®, part of Adobe Creative Cloud®. Savings apply to all regular and academic customers (who already receive 50% off); the sale excludes all subscription renewals, Universe Monthly subscriptions and the Red Giant Volume Program.

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Red Giant Introduces: VFX Suite for Adobe After Effects Posted: 18/06/2019
Red Giant Introduces: VFX Suite for Adobe After Effects

Red Giant today announced VFX Suite, an all-new suite of keying, tracking, cleanup and visual effects compositing tools, all right inside Adobe® After Effects®, part of Adobe Creative Cloud®. Comprised of nine tools in total, Red Giant VFX Suite offers a powerful toolkit for realistic VFX composites, automatic chroma-keying, lightning-fast and accurate planar tracking, object replacement/removal, photo-realistic glow effects, beautiful prismatic displacement effects and camera-inspired lens flares for visual effects and motion graphics.

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Red Giant Announces 72-Hour Flash Sale on Universe Posted: 28/05/2019
Red Giant Announces 72-Hour Flash Sale on Universe

Red Giant is giving first-time Universe users 50% off a one-year subscription for the next 72 hours. Today, starting at 10:00 AM PDT, through Friday, May 31st at 10:00 AM PDT, the first year of Red Giant Universe will be available for just $99 (regularly $199) as an introductory offer*. Red Giant Universe includes over 75 video transition and effects plugins that run in Adobe® Premiere® Pro and After Effects®, Apple ® Final Cut Pro® X, Avid® Media Composer®, DaVinci Resolve and more.

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Red Giant Shooter Suite is 50 Percent Off for 24 Hours Only Posted: 26/03/2019
Red Giant Shooter Suite is 50 Percent Off for 24 Hours Only
Red Giant just announced a 24-hour flash sale for Shooter Suite, a set of purpose-built applications that give cinematographers, videographers and filmmakers the ability to bring footage from set to post. Included within Shooter Suite is PluralEyes 4, the industry’s fastest, most accurate audio/video sync tool available.
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Now Live: Red Giant Announces Magic Bullet Suite 24-Hour Flash Sale Posted: 19/03/2019
Now Live: Red Giant Announces Magic Bullet Suite 24-Hour Flash Sale

Red Giant just announced a flash sale for Magic Bullet Suite, its widely-used color correction, finishing and film looks tools for filmmakers. For the next 24 hours, from 10am PT (1pm ET) on Tuesday, March 19th to 10am PT (1pm ET) on Wednesday, March 20th, Magic Bullet Suite will be 50% off in the redgiant.com store. Additionally, individual Magic Bullet Suite tools will be 30% off.

Tags: Red Giant | sale | filmmaking | post production | color correction
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Red Giant Universe 3.0 is Here Posted: 29/01/2019
Red Giant Universe 3.0 is Here

Red Giant today announced Universe 3.0, a major update to its video effects and transitions plugins for motion graphics artists and editors. With this update, users can enjoy an enhanced user experience thanks to the brand new Universe Dashboard, a dockable control board for Adobe® Premiere Pro® and Adobe® After Effects® that makes it simple to add effects and presets. Five new, customizable text generation effects give users even more ways to add a unique flair or specific look to their work. Red Giant Universe 3.0 features over 75 tools supported across 8 host-applications.

Tags: Red Giant | Red Giant Universe | After Effects | Premiere Pro | Motion Graphics | Text Effects
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Red Giant and Premiere Gal Debut Short Cuts Training Series on YouTube Posted: 10/07/2018
Red Giant and Premiere Gal Debut and ldquo;Short Cuts and rdquo; Training Series on YouTube

Red Giant has teamed up with Kelsey Brannan, AKA Premiere Gal to launch “Short Cuts,” a bi-weekly video tutorial series on YouTube. In the new series, Kelsey will show viewers how to quickly up their YouTube game with tools and techniques for getting slick results, quickly. In episode one of Short Cuts, debuting today on the Red Giant YouTube channel, Premiere Gal shows you how to add video transitions and how to quickly build unique transitions with some of the plugins in Red Giant Universe.

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Red Giant Releases Comprehensive Training Series for Trapcode Form 3 Posted: 19/06/2018
Red Giant Releases Comprehensive Training Series for Trapcode Form 3

Red Giant has just released a brand new Trapcode Form 3 training series, available free of charge on the Red Giant YouTube channel and led by award-winning filmmaker and motion designer Chad Perkins. The new training videos are the latest to come out of Red Giant, on the heels of the captivating short film “TANK,” created by ILM veteran Stu Maschwitz, and Dan “Hashi” Hashimoto’s “Cheap Tricks: Wakanda Form-ever!” where he demonstrates how to use Trapcode Form's OBJ Model settings to create sand sculptures in true 3D space.

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